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  1. Yemen - Fishers - Law, Act

    Law No. 2 of 2006 on the Regulation of Fishing and the Development and Protection of Marine Life. - Law on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2006-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-21 | YEM-2006-L-76300

    Part One: Naming, Definitions and Objectives
    Title I - Naming and definitions
    Title II - Objectives
    Part Two: Organizing Marine Fishing
    Title I - General Principles of Fishing
    Title II - Regulations of Traditional and Coastal Fishing
    Title III - Regulations of Industrial Fishing
    Part Three: Aquaculture, Development, Manufacturing and Marketing
    Title I - Aquaculture and Development
    Title II - Marketing and manufacturing Aquaculture
    Part Four: Control and Protection of Aquaculture
    Part Five: Penalties
    Part Six: Final Provisions

  2. Yemen - Fishers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Fisheries Order No. 63, 2004 on Issuing of Fishing Licenses for Coastal and Industrial Fishing Boats.

    Adoption: 2004-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 2004-10-18 | YEM-2004-R-76303

    The order contains 14 Articles, it regulates the procedure for applying for a fishing licenses including provisions concerning procedures and conditions for applying for Fishing license, to be announced 3 months before the fishing season opens; a special committee will review the applications; applications for industrial fishing further than 12 nautical miles from the shore are to be presented directly to the Minister specifying the number of boats and the types and quantities of fish and marine life to be caught.

  3. Yemen - Fishers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prime Minister Order No. 244, 2003, for the adoption of the standardized convention for fishing surface and benthic fish, in the exclusive economic zone of the Republic of Yemen.

    Adoption: 2003-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2003-11-15 | YEM-2003-R-76235

    This agreement is made between the Ministry of Fisheries and investors.

  4. Yemen - Fishers - Law, Act

    Fisheries Law No. 20 of 1978. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1978 | YEM-1978-L-83567

    This Law is composed of 3 Parts divided into 16 articles. Definitions and terms are given in Part I. Management and powers are dealt with in Part II. Part III contains general provisions. The Government may set up an administrative body to coordinate, regulate and develop fishing activities in the Republic to achieve the following objectives: coordination, regulation and development of fishing activities including conservation, processing and marketing of fish and fish products; promotion of fishermen cooperatives providing them with all possible facilities; collection and analysis of data on fisheries and fisheries industries; conducting technical studies and research on fisheries and fisheries industries; organizing fishermen training; no fishing in fishing areas without licences issued by the Administrative Body; vessels shall be certified as fit for fishing under according to provisions of article 4; each vessel shall have the lettering and the number of the licence painted on it; the Administrative Body or the Competent Authority shall maintain a register with all particulars of licensed fishing vessels (art. 3); the Administrative Body may issue a certificate of fitness to a local fishing boat (art. 4); the Minister of Agriculture may issue a research fishing licence (art. 5); no using of explosives or other noxious substances for catching, killing, injuring or paralysing fish so as to facilitate its capture (art. 6); the Minister of Agriculture may declare any area a protected zone (art. 7); fish processing establishments, local or foreign, must be authorized by the Minister of Agriculture (art. 8); offences, penalties and legal proceedings (art. 10).

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